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News, Readings, etc. Week of July 6, 2020

1.Slave Ship in 3D Video View a reconstruction of the slave vessel L’Aurore (Voyage ID: 32359). 2.Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, & Speaker Coughlin Announce Support of Legislation to Change Outdated Term of ‘Freeholder’ to ‘Commissioner’ 3.Lionsgate, Oprah Winfrey Team…

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Latinos Back Black Lives Matter Protests. They Want Change for Themselves, Too.

Jennifer Medina reports on the complexities of Latino-Black relations in the context of current protests, highlighting intergroup support and conflict, common interests such as protection from police brutality, and colorism.  To read the full article, click here.

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400 Hours. $500: The Diary Project

Public response to the George Floyd murder brings the death of Latasha Harlins to mind for artist Laura Park.  Latasha was shot and killed by shopkeeper Soon Ja Du, who assumed the 15-year-old was stealing a bottle of orange juice. …

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The Week Tamir Rice Would Have Turned 18

Honoring the memory of Tamir Rice, who was shot to death by a police officer in November 2014 while playing with a toy gun at a park in Cleveland, USA Today talked to 31 teenagers about growing up Black in…

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Remembering the Charleston Church Massacre

In memory of the nine people gunned down in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015, the Zinn Education Project posted related articles including a history of massacres in the United States, the statement of Bree Newsome, who removed the…

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